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PIV Therapy Pathway

The IV Therapy pathway is designed to promote greater understanding and success with peripheral intravenous catheters for assessment, preparation, insertion and management. This pathway will assist graduate nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses (LPNs/LVNs), radiological technologists, medical assistants, medical students, and any health care provider who has a role that includes insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs).


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Peripheral Vein Anatomy
PIV Pre Insertion Assessment
When is a PIV NOT Indicated
Basics of IV Administration
Performing a PIV Insertion Procedure
PIV Validating Successful Insertion
Final Steps of PIV Procedure
Assessment of PIV Site and Function
Identification and Prevention of Complications (PIV)
Parenteral Nutrition and Infusion Therapies
PIV Blood Draws and Blood Transfusions
Complete Pathway Bundle PIV Therapy

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